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June 2017 Archives

Non-compete disputes: AWS files claim against former executive

When an individual in Florida or elsewhere obtains employment at an innovative technology company, he or she may be required to sign a non-compete agreement. This type of agreement is often in place to prohibit a person from working for a rival company for a set period of time, and if broken, litigation may ensue. Non-compete disputes can be tough issues that often require detailed examination of the contract, potentially prompting a need for assistance in navigating the process.

Woman accuses former employer of disability discrimination

Countless individuals have been subjected to unfair and unjust treatment at work in relation to a medical disability. Businesses in Florida can require employees to possess the ability to perform work-related tasks. In some cases, however, a disabled individual who is fully capable of performing duties is still targeted or retaliated against by his or her employer. A woman in another state has recently filed a claim against her former employer in relation to alleged disability discrimination and retaliation.

Three tips to keep your trade secrets a secret

Trade secrets are meant to be secret. These secrets are often the very thing that separates your business from competitors. Unfortunately, keeping these secrets is not always an easy task. There are proactive steps that you can take to help better ensure your secrets are kept secure. These three tips can help:

Port authority accuses airline of breach of contract

When companies in Florida and elsewhere enter a business relationship with another party, an agreement stating the terms of service is often required. If one party fails to uphold the terms of a business contract, the other might have legal recourse for any damages sustained. A port authority in another state has recently filed a lawsuit against an airline in relation to an alleged breach of contract.

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